How to Fix Windows Media Player Problems?

The Microsoft Windows Media Player is a free media player application that comes with versions of the Windows operating systems. The program supports basic file formats like ASF, MP3, AVI, WMA and WMV. The player included with Windows XP lets you make your own CDs, search and organize your PC's digital media, and copy files to portable media like pen drives and CDs.

How to Fix Windows Media Player Problems?

Missing and corrupted DLLs (dynamic link-library) files, wrong Windows database entries, and obsolete files are some of the reasons for Windows Media Player errors. Included here are some of the steps that you can take to repair common issues.

For C00D11CD: Unknown Error

The C00D11CD error happens when an operating system element or some other application experiences an error and does not tell the Windows Media Player. Because of its generic nature and several possible reasons for incidence, there is no exact fix to this problem.

For 80040155: Interface Not Registered

If this error happens when you attempt to burn songs into a CD, the most possible reason for it is that the needed player files are no longer available on your computer. To solve this error, attempt to reinstall your Windows Media Player or download and setup the latest version of the player, if accessible on the Internet.

For 800C2EE2: The action has timed out

This error happens when your Windows Media Player is not able to link to a server because of a problem in the network, and therefore cannot play secured audio or video files that you downloaded from an online music store. Wrong Internet Explorer security configurations may also be the cause of this issue. To solve this, launch Internet Explorer and click on "Tools" and then "Internet Options" then "LAN Settings." After that, uncheck the "Automatically detect" settings box.

For C00D0FAA: Cannot rip the files

The error typically happens when you attempt to rip CDs to MP3 format. Presence of entries from an original player version in the Windows database may be the cause of this problem. One way to solve this issue is by changing the audio quality. If you would like to maintain the audio quality, then you should solve this Windows Media Player issue by launch the Registry Editor, performing the Regedit command and scrolling down to the subkey.

Many times errors also happen when there are corrupted files on the computer system or there are wrong DLL entries and other associated wrong entries in the system registry. For this, you should attempt to download dependable registry cleaner applications from the Internet and scan your registry for wrong entries. Making use of a Windows database cleaner and optimization application, you can accurately and easily solve issues and make your computer error free.

Errors can occur in the Windows Media Player because of obsolete files, corrupted or missing DLL files and wrong Windows database entries. Often times, you can solve Windows Media Player issues by upgrading the player to the latest version or updating missing files. In addition to that, to avoid registry-associated issues, you can utilize a third-party application to frequently scan the Windows database and remove wrong DLL entries and corrupt values.

Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.
Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.